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Riot Fear in US: Could U.K.-style riots spread to America

With riots breaking out across the U.K., some are wondering if the unrest could spread to America, ABC News reports. Already in the past few months, youth mobs have wreaked havoc in Philadelphia, Milwaukee and Cleveland.

There are signs of hope for the U.S. though. The chaos seen in Britain is less likely to occur here, because American cities are generally less segregated than Britain’s. In addition, police forces in America have gotten much better at fighting and preventing crime and anti-social behavior.